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Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order

Kathryn E. Stoner


This book refutes the idea that Russia plays a weak hand well in international politics. The book argues instead that Russia under Vladimir Putin’s regime may not be as weak as is sometimes thought in the West. It takes a multidimensional approach in assessing Russian state power in international relations, going beyond metrics of power like relative strength of the economy, human capital, and size of the military, to also include the policy weight or importance of Russian firms and industries, as well as where, geographically, Russian influence has spread globally. The book includes fresh emp ... More

Keywords: Cold War, Russia, Vladimir Putin, dimensions of power, international relations, US-Russian relations, domestic influences on foreign policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190860714
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190860714.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathryn E. Stoner, author
Faculty Director (Department Chair), Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies, Stanford University

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